Could be that Iran is responsible, but what was the motive? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 19.12.07 | 16:52 (IST)

    It could be that Iran was the mastermind of the two attacks in Argentina. But a convincing motive has not been presented, which weakens the case. Here are the supposed reasons: "On Feb. 16, 1992 - just one month before the attack on the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires - two Israeli helicopters had destroyed the convoy of Hezbollah leader Abbas Mussowi in southern Lebanon. Two years later, on May 21, 1994, Israeli commandos captured top Hezbollah leader Mustafa Dirani and brought him to Israel for detention.. Iranian intelligence hit the AIMA Jewish Community Center two months (18 July) after Dirani was captured." I think that hitting the Israeli embassy just ONE month after the reason arose is a bit too fast for such an international act of terror. This needs to be planned well, explosive purchased, etc. Even two months seem too fast. It seems wiser not to rush to conclusions. Incriminating evidence supplied by the US and Israel may have similar validity as the older evidence. I will wait for a trial before I consider the case solved.

    from the article: Argentina chief prosecutor Alberto Nisman: Iran behind bombs at Israeli embassy, Jewish center
    First published 00:00 19.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 19.12.07
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